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The Walters Art Museum in Baltimore, MD possesses a world-renown collection of over 900 illuminated manuscripts from around the world that spans over 1,000 years.

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The term Manuscript refers to a handwritten book in its entirety, including the binding and all of the pages in between.

manuscript

The term Folio refers to those individual pages. Each full manuscript and all illuminated (illustrated) folios are tagged with a series of search terms including Culture, Time Period, and Subject. There is also a text box into which custom search terms can be entered.

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Single leaf of a pleasure pavilion

W.904

This single leaf shows a gathering of pleasure-seeking men outside a pavilion, where a number of women sit. The painting, which dates to the middle of...

India

ca. 1163 AH / 1750 CE

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The digital Walters Blog The Oval Hours Manuscript Posted: 2017-04-04 Creator: Lynley Herbert, Robert and Nancy Hall Assistant Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts

A remarkable manuscript has been loaned to the Walters, and is now on view. This fascinating book, known as the Oval Hours due to its distinctive shape, is on view in the third floor medieval galleries through May 21, 2017.

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The digital Walters Blog The Oval Hours Manuscript Posted: 2017-04-04 Creator: Lynley Herbert, Robert and Nancy Hall Assistant Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts

A remarkable manuscript has been loaned to the Walters, and is now on view. This fascinating book, known as the Oval Hours due to its distinctive shape, is on view in the third floor medieval galleries through May 21, 2017.

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